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Gala dress with grid cell glitter

2014 NOBEL PRIZE: When May-Britt Moser accepted the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with her co-laureates Edvard Moser and John O’Keefe yesterday, she was wearing a custom-made gala dress created by a designer who until a year ago was a tunnel engineer.

Nobel Laureates: Important to cultivate young academic talents

2014 NOBEL PRIZE: Teachers need to recognize students who burn with curiosity and cultivate that inquisitiveness, 2014 Nobel Laureates May-Britt and Edvard Moser said Monday in a special panel discussion on Science in Scandinavia organized by the Norwegian Embassy in Stockholm.

How the brain stores separate but similar events

The brain has an enormous capacity to store memories and to keep memories from getting mixed up in part because of how these memories are stored in the hippocampus, researchers from NTNU’s Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience have shown.

Nobel lectures touch on central discoveries and tantalizing findings

2014 NOBEL PRIZE: Nobel Laureates and neuroscientists May-Britt and Edvard Moser described how they made their prize-winning discovery in their Nobel lectures on Sunday 7 December.

Edvard and May-Britt Moser finished their Nobel lecture with a music video

2014 NOBEL PRIZE: Edvard and May-Britt Moser finished their Nobel lecture with a music video where music professors improvised over a Norwegian folk tune.

Gertrude, Tarzan, and the rest of the Nobel gang

2014 NOBEL PRIZE: Animal welfare is important for Nobel laureates May-Britt and Edvard Moser. Not just because that is how it should be, but also because the researchers get the best results that way.

A village of neuroscientists

2014 NOBEL PRIZE: Nobel laureates May-Britt and Edvard Moser have spent the last two decades building a village of neuroscientists, molecular biologists, physicists and anatomists – whose different and complementary skills are key to the goal of unlocking the secrets of how the brain actually comput

From bomb shelter beginnings to the Nobel Prize

Two neuroscientists in Norway started their research in a university bomb shelter, and then went on to build a world-class laboratory and win the Nobel Prize.

OPINION: Re-thinking the Nobel Science Prizes

Yes, Norway needs to focus more on top-quality research. But the growing fixation on prizes prompts the need for a gentle reminder about the meaning of the Nobel Prize. Just what do we actually know about these prizes?